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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> ensure that 2013 is finally the year that our government comes to grips with the major problems facing us. >> reporter: everyone would be affected. payroll taxes would increase and bush-era tax cuts would end. the unemployed would see benefits run out and the congressional budget office is already warning of a 9.1% unemployment rate and double- dip recession. >> very, very unusual for the cbo to come out and and predict a recession. >> why not look at sims and bulls, although it's two years later. >> reporter: looming large for our area, possible massive job cuts if automatic pentagon cuts are not stopped and risk 207,000 jobs in virginia, 114,000 jobs in maryland, and 127,000 jobs in the district. well, the white house says that both leaders are going to look at these sides and come to an agreement at some point. but right now they don't know when. leaders from both parties in the senate and the house will begin meeting at the white house next week in the hopes of finding a solution. the fiscal cliff deadline occurs january 1. just yesterday, will, it's important to point out, republican
WTTG
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
a description of the car. of the car given to us by police. they say it was a white or silver lincoln with d.c. plates ec0424. again, white or silver lincoln with d.c. plates ec0424. no injuries were reported. police say the suspects are considered to be armed and dangerous. a couple of different locations, police continue to search for those four suspects. back to you. >> wisdom, thank you. >>> in the meantime, a prince george's county man is recovering after being burned in a house fire. the flames broke out around 7:30 last night at his home along northern avenue in glendale. took about an hour to put out the blaze. cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> united airlines flight from denver to dulles has safely landed this morning after it was forced to make an emergency landing in our area on its way in our area. the crew reported an emergency when a passenger wasn't following landing instructions. the man reportedly refused to sit down, and he was praying in the aisle. so far, there are no reports of any charges. >>> big story we're following this morning, the threat of that loomin
WTTG
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
security threats against the u.s. consulate in benghazi. petraeus has been married for 37 years to holly petraeus who he met while a cadet at the u.s. naval academy in west point. he took the helm of the cia in september of 2011. in a statement late this afternoon the president thanked petraeus for his service adding, quote, i have the outmost confidence in acting director michael morel and the men and women who work every day to keep our nation safe. going forward, my thoughts and prays are with dave and holly petraeus who have done so much to help military families that their own work. petraeus took every the cia in september of 2011. of course, the political implications of all of this cannot be overlooked. the obama administration was already under intense scrutiny following the benghazi attack and possible leaks of intelligence information from operations in yemen. new questions now likely are to surface whether or not petraeus' affair may have compromised his position over the last years. >> there is also the issue of the fiscal cliff. both president obama and house speake
WTTG
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
. let's get started with the current numbers. it's cold, though beautiful. nice, crisp morning for us. reagan national, 40 degrees. up a degree from last hour. dulles, 38. and bwi marshall 36. much of the area in the 30s. at the bus stop, you'll want the winter jacket to start your day. satellite radar, storminess from yesterday off the coast. the winds in and the clouds with it. bright sunshine later this afternoon. might be a little breezy at times here, but won't be as windy as yesterday and temperatures should be even a degree or two warmer than yesterday. a nice friday afternoon. and as we get into saturday and sunday, our temperatures will be well into the 60s. may be flirting with a 70- degree day by sunday afternoon. more details coming up. mild conditions this afternoon. mid- to upper 50s. dry friday in store. all right, that's weather. let's do traffic and find out what's happening with the roadways. julie, good morning. >> on the roads now we're going to start off with skyfox showing you northbound off 95 and 395 continuing to landmark and towards seminary road. heavy and s
WTTG
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
thanks so much for joining us. here's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >>> start off with a winter weather alert. as if sandy wasn't enough, residents in the northeast dealing with a second dose of disaster. 60,000 people lost power today again after yesterday's nor'easter and new york officials are about to make a drastic decision to curb the gas crisis. will thomas joins us now with more. >> the same region devastated by sandy last week just can't get a break, at least not yet. now a nor'easter has made recovery efforts more difficult and snowfall and outages just adds to the problem. it is so bad there is gasoline rationing in new york city and long island. i'll explain how that's working after we look at what's going on. let's roll this. sanitation trucks are clearing piles of debris on staten island, this ighborhood a full mile from the ocean dealing with 12 feet of water, 12 feet, all across the region hundreds of thousands still freezing in the dark. millions of people, yes, got their power back after sandy tore through only to lose it again from the nor'easter
WTTG
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
commute. >> let's start off with the crew in sky fox. they are joining us this morning hovering above centerville. you will find your lanes are open. no problems to report leaving manassas continuing in from business 234 headed over towards 29 and 2. so traffic volume increasing but again, no incidents in your way was you continue eastbound making your way out towards vienna. you will fine the beltway at speed traveling between annandale and merrifield. let's continue and show you what else is happening in virginia. northbound i-95 still an easy ride in the express lanes and the main line. southbound 270, one of the heaviest stretched of volume we find right now. >>> new this morning, a prince george's county map is recovering after being burned when his home caught fire. take a look at this video. the blames broke out around 7:30 last night on northern avenue in glendale. nearly 60 firefighters were called out to the scene and it took about an hour to put out the fire. the victim, in his others, was taken to the burn unit in good condition. his home is a total loss. the cause of the
WTTG
Nov 8, 2012 10:00pm EST
for joining us tonight. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. we begin with a teen-ager arrested for a brutal attack and robbery of an 81-year-old woman inside her northwest d.c. home. >> the victim is still recovering in the hospital. fox 5's maureen umeh working this one tonight now. >> neighbors say there has been an uptick in crime in the area lately but nothing as brutal as the random attack on the elderly woman. tonight police continue to patrol the area as a precaution. the burglary and beating happened wednesday afternoon inside this house surrounded by bamboo on mckinley street. an 81-year-old woman lives here alone. neighbors say she's legally blind and hard of hearing. sometime before 1:00 police say a masked burglar broke into the house through a back window. they say he punched the victim in the face and head, then took an apple computer. minutes later a mailman discovered the woman beaten and confused outside her front door. >> the person that did this is a coward. the woman is 81 years old. that's enough said. she's 81 and someone assaulted her in her own home. so it's a heinou
WTTG
Nov 9, 2012 4:25am EST
see that our storm from yesterday is no longer with us. that is good news, off to the east of boss top this morning and dragging with it the cloud cover. up and down the eastern seaboard, much quieter weather and they can continue their clean-up in new jersey and new york. we'll do more in two minutes. back to you guys at the desk. >> thank you. >>> some tense moments on a united airlines flight from denver forced to make an emergency landing at dulles. the crew reported aan emergency when a passenger was praying in the middle of the island wouldn't sit in his seat. >>> a bridge county man is recovering after being burned in a house fire. the flames broke out about 7:30 last night at his home on glendale. -- a prince george's county man is recovering after being burned in a house fire. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> just three days after being re-eelectricity to a second term, president obama is expected to make his first comments on the so-called fiscal cliff. the president will not offer a solution to the looming issue but call on lawmakers to work together to avoi
WTTG
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
of congress to come to some sort of agreement on this that put us in this position. now, the nation faces recession unless lawmakers can find some sort of agreement. today n an address from the white house, the president will up the pressure on congress. without a deal to avert the so- called fiscal cliff, automatic tax increase and government spending cuts across the board would go into effect in january. the cuts would likely hit the d.c. region hardest given the large federal work force and a local economy largely built around the federal government. democrats want to let bush era tax breaks for the wealthiest americans expire while republicans prefer raising money through tax reform. leaders of both parties say they want to work together but as the president prepares to address the issue today, there is little time left. >> people making all this money have to contribute a little bit more. and all the exit polling, all the polling we've done, the vast majority of the american people support that including rich people. >> reporter: the balanced approa
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